The Alabama, Madison County Early Marriage Records Index is a compilation of 85,952 marriage records between the years 1809 and 1973. These marriage records were taken from the Madison County Records Center. To learn more about the center, visit them online at the Madison County Records Center .
The type of data likely to be present in a marriage record from the Alabama, Madison County Early Marriage Records Index is the bride and groom's full names, the date of the marriage, location of the marriage, and the page number and volume number the record came from at the Madison County Records Center. If any of that information is missing from a particular marriage record, it is likely due to an incomplete or damaged source record.
The Madison County Records Center is home to a great many historical records important to the history of the county and to Alabama. In addition to the early marriage records available, the Madison County Records Center also offers naturalization certificates and records, pension warrant deliver books, probate records, Madison County minutes dating back to 1811 and up to 1819, and cotton mill affidavits for child laborers between 1908 and 1915.
Alabama is an open records state, and marriage certificates filed with Madison County Records Center are deemed public information. All of the records housed in the Madison County Records Center are available for public viewing, although certain historical and fragile records are closely monitored to keep them undamaged, and these are only handled by staff.
The Madison County Records Center has placed many of their records into online indexes available on their website for viewing. This often satisfies those just looking for particular information and who don't necessarily need a copy of the record. The marriage records are available online and are organized by groom's name and separately by bride's name. There is also an online search option to look for marriage licenses.
Individuals may visit Madison County Records Center and look through the marriage indexes in order to find a particular record and make copies onsite. That is the self-serve option, but staff will perform the search and copying of the request as well. If an in person visit is not possible, individuals may request copies of marriage certificates by mail as well. To obtain more information on requesting a marriage record from the Madison County Records Center, use the contact information below.
"> Madison County Records Center
915 Monroe Street
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
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